Human rights body reviews disputed legal changes in Poland

February 8, 2016 7:00 AM

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WARSAW, Poland – Polish officials are trying to prove to the members of an international human rights commission that recent changes to the Constitutional Tribunal are in line with the Polish constitution and European Union standards.

Members of the Venice Commission, a constitutional watchdog, are holding two days of meetings in Warsaw starting on Monday. The head of the commission, Gianni Buquicchio, is starting off by meeting Polish President Andrzej Duda.

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